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asthma and emphysema sufferers: what tips do you have for us?

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Dr. Nayla Mumneh
Allergy and Immunology 29 years experience
Flu shot: Get a flu shot and if over 50 get a pneumonia shot, and use your inhalers regularly to avoid exacerbations. Prevention is the key.

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What is the difference in symptoms between asthma and emphysema?

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Very similar...: ...Symptoms, except that an asthma attack is reversible, emphysema is not.
A 42-year-old member asked:

Asthma and emphysema sufferer: what can I do to treat these conditions at home?

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Asthma: You ought to have medical help, it is hard to treat asthma with home remedies.

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